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Labor preselection for Balmain: time to quiz the candidates about cycling!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore 19 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello all, In the final week for Labor preselection for Balmain...  For those interested in getting  better cycling to the Balmain Peninsula - it would be worth rocking up to this and asking a few…Continue

SUPPORT NEEDED: Cycle/pedestrian tunnel at Moore Park

Started this discussion. Last reply by JimmyH Dec 4, 2013. 16 Replies

Hello all,As you may know, a light rail is being proposed for eastern Sydney, and if built will be tunnelled under Anzac Parade at Moore Park.BIKEast believes this tunnel should include an adjacent…Continue

913 MILLION POUNDS for LONDON CYCLING !

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore Mar 8, 2013. 6 Replies

Why aren’t OUR Tory politicians like Boris ??!…Continue

NSW BUDGET LATEST: Greenway "deferred"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve D Oct 1, 2011. 37 Replies

Some "tweets" from smh reporters re the Greenway Correction: Labor said both light rail extension and greenway could be built for $150 mil, not $180 mil.…Continue

 

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Bob Moore replied to JimmyH's discussion Labor preselection for Balmain: time to quiz the candidates about cycling!
"Non labor Party members only have until 30 April to vote. https://www.bigpulse.com/p29424/register"
19 hours ago
Bob Moore replied to JimmyH's discussion Labor preselection for Balmain: time to quiz the candidates about cycling!
"thanks Jimmy. More at http://www.sydneycyclist.com/forum/topics/labor-pre-selection-for-state-seat-of-balmain You can vote online for Darcy or Verity if you are on the electoral roll,in Ultimo, Glebe, Annandale, Leichhardt, Lilyfield,Rozelle or…"
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Labor preselection for Balmain: time to quiz the candidates about cycling!

Hello all, In the final week for Labor preselection for Balmain...  For those interested in getting  better cycling to the Balmain Peninsula - it would be worth rocking up to this and asking a few poignant questions of Cr Darcy Byrne and Verity Firth https://www.facebook.com/events/1408738126064877/?unit_ref=related_events The forum will be held at The Nag's Head in Glebe,…See More
yesterday
JimmyH replied to Bob Moore's discussion Greenway will not be "resurrected" - Gladys B
"we could also ask how a bridge in Moore Park that no one wants, costing $25 million, to be built as a "private-public" partnership with Lend Lease, is not corrupt…"
Apr 16
JimmyH replied to Bob Moore's discussion Inner West Light Rail and cycle access
"" The bike rack space had what looked like supports for a roof, but it seems someone forgot to install the actual roof sheeting." The same thing occurs at Arlington Station !"
Mar 31
JimmyH replied to Pooliothrvwganster1's discussion Pacific Highway is to lose a car lane and covert to a bike lane
""RMS is funding 97% of project and want completion by 2016, an unusually generous offer from them. It is there number 2 priority cycle route for Sydney." What is the RMS's number 1 priority cycle route? As for the bi-di (of which,…"
Mar 28
JimmyH replied to Michael O'Reilly's discussion Cycle touring in Scandinavia
"Norway prices in 2006: a beer at a pub, $18. A disgusting-looking takeaway pizza, $60. Now add eight years of inflation to that. You have been warned Michael ! Having said that, there are some spectacular places. This (although you couldn't…"
Mar 26
JimmyH replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Moore Park - Ped / Cycle Bridge - Comment closes 19.3.
Mar 11
JimmyH replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Moore Park - Ped / Cycle Bridge - Comment closes 19.3.
"Great, well done. Please let us know of any reply … BIKEast will be most interested !"
Mar 3
JimmyH replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Moore Park - Ped / Cycle Bridge - Comment closes 19.3.
"You're right there Bob; this has nothing to do with cycle commuting; it's all about pedestrians walking up from central to/from the Moore Park sporting precinct … Have cyclists been consulted re this? BIKEast certainly hasn't,…"
Mar 3
JimmyH replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Moore Park - Ped / Cycle Bridge - Comment closes 19.3.
"As you say here, cyclists would have to cross the busway(future tramway), something they currently do NOT need to do, then travel a fair way eastward (going by the Daily Tele illustration) to access the bridge to travel westwards … hardly an…"
Mar 3
JimmyH replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Moore Park - Ped / Cycle Bridge - Comment closes 19.3.
"By the looks of the illustration in the "Daily Telegraph" report, there is NO connection from this bridge to the Anzac Parade cycleway! Cyclists on the Anzac Pde cycleway will have to continue crossing Anzac Parade at the lights, either…"
Mar 1
JimmyH replied to Nat Buckley's discussion Moore Park - Ped / Cycle Bridge - Comment closes 19.3.
"yes, we did. BIKEast believes a pedestrian/cycle tunnel built adjacent to, and at the same time as, the light rail tunnel under Anzac Parade would be far cheaper/less intrusive and disruptive than this monstrosity! And how are cyclists supposed…"
Feb 28
JimmyH replied to JimmyH's discussion SUPPORT NEEDED: Cycle/pedestrian tunnel at Moore Park
"Indeed, and that's the sort of thing BIKEast is after ! All help/support/submissions re this call for a cycle/ped tunnel are greatly appreciated. Note too the local press has covered our…"
Dec 4, 2013
Nat Buckley replied to JimmyH's discussion SUPPORT NEEDED: Cycle/pedestrian tunnel at Moore Park
"There's a lot about cycling in the tram ("CSELR") EIS.  Cyclist desire lines for the CBD are shown in Fig. 12-3 in Vol. 1B.  Bike counts on Anzac Pde at Lang Rd in 2012 showed that 1277 cyclists used the corridor on an…"
Dec 3, 2013
Samuel Russell replied to JimmyH's discussion SUPPORT NEEDED: Cycle/pedestrian tunnel at Moore Park
"Truly these are pretty appalling infrastructure and need redoing.  The Centennial Park & Moore Park Trust don't make their transport plan publicly available though.  Riding on the north side of Dacey I occasionally think about how…"
Dec 2, 2013

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